Originally written on Buffalo Wins  |  Last updated 11/16/14
The Bills & Texans played a professional football game on Sunday and here are my quick thoughts 2 days later: MVP: The Bills really had no MVP here. I thought Mario Williams stood out, leading the Bills in tackles (7) and had a sack. I do want to give the Bills a shout out however in the uniform department. The Bills have finally nailed it when it comes to their uniforms. They may be losing, but they sure look good doing it. LVP: The Bills' Linebackers and Secondary (not including Jairus Byrd). Andre Johnson had 8 catches for 118 yards. Owen Daniels chipped in with 4 catches for 62 yards. James Casey had 3 for 49. That's 15 catches for 229 yards. 15.2 yards per catch. Ever since Ben Coates played, the Bills haven't been able to cover a tight end.  They also continue to play this off man coverage. No pressing or bump and run. The Texans killed Buffalo on play action roll outs all game long. Gilmore was a very good bump and run corner in college. Maybe, JUST MAYBE the Bills coaches should watch his college film again. Stupid Chan Gailey moment: The moment Chan Gailey stepped on the field and put the head set on was the "Stupid Chan Gailey Moment" of the game. The Spiller & Jackson lack of touches has been discussed ad nausea. I want to focus on the play calling before halftime with Buffalo down 7-3. The Bills drive all the way down to the Texan 2. 4th and Goal and down 4 on the road. The Bills had a chance to make a statement against the AFC's best and they kick a stupid field goal.  WHY KICK THE FIELD GOAL!?!?! Just an asinine coaching decision. If you don't get it, you have Houston backed up on their own 2 yard line. What's the difference in being down 1 or 4? I may not be a NFL Coach, but I do know that you tend to win more when you score more TDs than FGs.  Also of note: Not one time when the Bills were inside the 20 on that drive did they even attempt a pass to the end zone. Chan Gailey, ladies and gentlemen. Why CJ Spiller is being misused moment: Chan basically said post game that the Texans were taking away the run, which made the Bills pass more. Yet, on Buffalo's first offensive series of the game, the Bills came out with an empty set and 5 WRs. Read that again and see if it makes sense. Stupid announcer moment: Actually I really didn't think there were any. I'm just glad CBS gave us their best duo in Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts. I think they are fantastic and deserve to be the #1 team on CBS. Bottom Line: The Bills WILL NOT WIN ANY GAMES WHEN FITZ THROWS 35+ TIMES. He needs to be somewhere between 20-25 attempts. He isn't good enough. Spiller and Jackson? They are good enough. Jackson needs 15-20 total touches and Spiller needs 20+ touches per game. That's the winning formula. All in all, this game was very boring, neither team played really well. Houston just has a better QB and know how to properly use their play makers. That was the difference.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Furniture store will refund purchases if OSU wins title

A gift from Santa: NFC edition

Is SI ashamed to mention Jameis Winston on its cover?

Kobe Bryant disappointed Lakers didn't get Rajon Rondo

Niners OT Anthony Davis takes shot at offensive coordinator

Report: Josh Smith expected to sign with Rockets

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Cullen Jenkins thinks his roughing the passer fine is unfair

Bochy: Peavy trade was best in-season move of 2014

Report: Anderson Varejao out for season with torn Achilles

Kevin Nash arrested after alleged fight with son

Report: Celtics, Cavs discussing three-team trade

NFC playoff picture, Week 17: Division showdowns

Baseball cards: a fan's love for the ultimate stocking stuffer

Packers game is a career defining moment for Stafford

Jason Grilli signs with Atlanta (sort of) for two years

10 Week 17 NFL matchups that will impact the playoffs

WATCH: Bahamas Bowl ends on insane Hail Mary play

Mike Yeo slams Wild for not having 'winner's attitude'

Michigan St. QB, Ohio State TE have awkward Twitter exchange

Will FIFA ever care to change?

Top storyline for each NFL Week 17 game

The 40 greatest Christmas-related names in sports

NBA teams rooting for others to win

WATCH: Vlade Divac drains half-court shot, wins $90K for charity

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

10 Week 17 NFL matchups that will impact the playoffs

Bahamas Bowl ends on crazy Hail Mary

49ers OT Davis takes shot at coordinator

Will FIFA ever care to change?

Top storyline for each Week 17 game

40 great Christmas-related sports names

Nick Mangold and dealing with feelings as a sports fan

Ibaka, Aldridge ejected for scuffle

Baseball cards: a fan's love for the ultimate stocking stuffer

Nick Young on Kobe-less win: He needs to pass

NFC playoff picture, Week 17: Division showdowns

J.R. Smith: Knicks' season a 'nightmare'

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.